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Funimation Unveils Hal Anime Film's English Dub Cast

posted on 2014-05-17 17:53 EDT
Chris Burnett, Bryn Apprill, Todd Haberkorn star in fall release

North American anime distributor Funimation announced its English dub cast for the anime film Hal at its Anime Central panel on Saturday. Funimation will release the film on home video this Fall.

Hal Chris Burnett (Romeo X Juliet's Romeo, Shiki's Toru Muto)
Kurumi Bryn Apprill (Attack on Titan's Christa Renz, Date A Live's Kotori Itsuka, Red Data Girl's Izumiko Suzuhara)
Ryu Todd Haberkorn (Fairy Tail's Natsu Dragneel, Hetalia's Italy, Ouran Host Club's Hikaru Hitachiin)

Mike McFarland will serve as the ADR director, and Kenneth Thompson will serve as the ADR engineer.

Funimation gave a synopsis:

From the studio behind Attack on Titan comes the directorial debut of a bold, new voice in the world of anime.

Kurumi's heart was broken by the sudden death of her boyfriend in a tragic airplane accident. Forced to carry on without her beloved Hal, she fell into a reclusive and joyless existence. Kurumi had given up on the world, but a brilliant scientist devised a plan to win her back. By melding futuristic technology with the binary equivalent of human emotion, they created an ultra-lifelike robotic surrogate to take Hal's place – and lure Kurumi from her shroud of solitude. Resistant at first, this shattered beauty slowly yielded to her feelings of longing – and took comfort in the company of a robot. Though their unique bond grew stronger with each passing day, Kurumi and Hal would soon discover that nothing about their artificial love story was quite as it seemed.

 

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